neighbor
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “neighbour."
neighbor(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person who lives close by)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el vecino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la vecina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We must invite our new neighbors over for a meal.Tenemos que invitar a comer a los nuevos vecinos.
2. (state with common border)
a. el vecino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la vecina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The country's relations with its neighbor to the west are tense.Las relaciones del país con su vecino al oeste son tensas.
3. (fellow being)
a. el prójimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Love your neighbor as you would yourself.Ama al prójimo como a ti mismo.
b. el semejante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la semejante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A successful community means more than simply tolerating your neighbors.Una comunidad exitosa significa más que la mera tolerancia de tus semejantes.
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neighbor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el vecino(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la vecino(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be a good neighborser un buen vecino
2. (religion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
love thy neighbor as thyselfama a tu prójimo como a ti mismo
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Word Roots
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Phrases with "neighbor"
Here are the most popular phrases with "neighbor." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
my neighbor
mi vecino
hello, neighbor
hola, vecino
next-door neighbor
el vecino de al lado
I'm your new neighbor
soy tu nuevo vecino
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